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Civic Center Office Building

"Municipal Axis"
by Rafe Ropek 215 N. Mason Street
Completed 2002

Rafe Ropek created an abstract aluminum sculpture spanning the first two floors of the City office building at 215 N. Mason. The sculpture's title is a play on the word 'access'. It is meant to describe the central 'axis' of all city services as well as the 'access' to the public.

About the Artist

Rafe Ropek is a sculptor/artist blacksmith in Colorado. His work ranges from the stone and metal benches at the Lincoln Center to the "Colorado Symbols Fence" at the State Capital in Denver, to the sculptures at the Civic Center and Aurora Sports Park.